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Stratolaunch, LLC Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer in Mojave, California

Position Summary

Stratolaunch is seeking a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer to support the development of the Roc Carrier Aircraft. This position will focus on both the development of new airborne support equipment design from concept to execution & upgrade of legacy Roc systems.

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute Airborne Support Equipment (ASE) mechanical design projects within the Roc Aircraft team

  • Execute aircraft mechanical design projects within the Roc Aircraft team

  • Evaluate requirement needs or problem statements and propose solutions

  • Evaluate both technical and programmatic risk for potential solutions

  • Perform detail design, procure parts, advocate design through review process, document design

  • Execute project ranging from procurement, detail technician direction, aircraft configuration control

  • Test project as required, lead testing, evaluate data and hold closeout reviews

  • Prepare project for flight and brief status at Flight Readiness Reviews and other similar events

  • Provide technical guidance for projects within the larger program

  • Develop engineering tools, as needed, to complete tasking

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in Mechanical Design, Mechatronics, Loads Development, aircraft and/or launch vehicle integration

  • Experience developing a system

  • Experience testing a system

  • Experience with requirements development

  • Experience with risk management

  • Proficiency with CAD (Catia V5 or SolidWorks) & MS Office

  • Familiarity with configuration management systems such as JIRA

  • Ability to communicate technical challenges and provide interface guidance to varied audiences

  • Excellent written & verbal communication

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from accredited institution and 5-plus years of relevant experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience

  • US. Person Status

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aircraft and/or launch vehicle development experience

  • Stress Analysis, both hand sizing and FEA

  • Dynamic loads estimation

  • Proficient using Matlab or Python

  • Hands-on aircraft build, pilot, flight test experience

Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

Job Category: Engineering